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Old 02-01-2011, 04:22 AM   #1
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Thumbs up An attitude of gratitude - Month of February, 2011

No matter what is happening in your life. . . lots of good things or not so good things . . . there are always things for which you can be grateful. Knowing this helps put life into perspective.

Please feel free to join in. It feels good!

Studies show that this daily task can have a positive impact in your life!
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- a very healthy day yesterday - I am grateful for that and the willingness to try

- DH got the salt, etc for the ice storm. We have what we need. Hoping the power stays on. Grateful for the meteorologists who can predict the weather so we can all be ready. Called all my seniors - they are all ready.

- my Grandma's china tea pot... so special

- mom's very high blood pressure came down

- music

- new furnace

- you folks
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Old 02-01-2011, 05:59 AM   #3
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+ a quiet day yesterday - I opted out of a meeting and had a nap
+ a new month and new resolve
+ I feel ready for the oncoming snow - just need to haul some wood this morning
+ the red primrose on my kitchen table
+ another month closer to spring - "Mon pays c'est l'hiver."
+ progress towards an orderly house
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Old 02-01-2011, 10:19 AM   #4
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* BeverlyJoy for starting this thread
* My MP3 player
* My camera that helps me remember those special occasions
* Washer and dryer (Thanks for the reminder, BeverlyJoy)
* Family, friends, indoor plumbing, 3FC, Cell phones and Internet
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.: I have a new niece or nephew on the way! :.
.: I actually love the taste healthy food :.
.: I have a job I love :.
.: I smell pretty damn good :.
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Old 02-02-2011, 06:24 AM   #6
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- power went out, but - came back on . . . I am very very grateful

- DS, DIL, and GS are ready for their 10 - 20 inches of snow

- the ice is covering everything everywhere - we are safe - Mom, Aunt Mackie, Rachel are safe

- my teenage neighbor came over yesterday just to talk about the beauty of all the ice - I heartily agreed

- new furnace and it's wonderful heat for our home

- family, friends, you all, fb, cell phone, internet

- music
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+ my power is still on
+ Ernie dropped in last night - a nice visit
+ Disney behaved beautifully at Pet Therapy - she has been reluctant lately
+ I managed to bring in my own firewood yesterday
+ a warm house, a supply of good food and water
+ a day with no running around even possible!
+ John is staying in Toronto tonight instead of driving home through the remains of the storm
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* I have learned to enjoy veggies and fruit
* Confidence that I can lose weight. For so many years I thought that I was doomed to morbid obesity.
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+ being able to stay inside with all the snow we have
+ having the driveway plowed
+ dh is home today
+ being able to communicate with friends who live far away
+ cooking. I have actually been cooking.
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*My family is healthy
*A warm home with good food
*A job (even if it is only a temp job right now, it is a job)
*Not getting all the snow they said on top of all the ice we did get
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- always possibilities each and every day

- talked to DS - so excited about going Disney

- cleaned out drawers yesterday - some decluttering is in order and feels good

- ordered jacket - shopping via the internet is something for which I am grateful

- music

- cousin's got their heat back last night - that's wonderful

- willingness to plan - I am weary of figuring out soft food, low sodium, non spicy, healthy food for my plan. Grateful I will keep trying.
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+ a quiet and peaceful day stuck home with the doggage
+ feeling strong enough to do some shoveling
+ coping despite a few aches and pains
+ nice long chat with Liz - she had a "snow day"!
+ all caught up on Victoria's Quilts sewing
+ Richard who ploughed my lane and will do it again this morning
+ Leanna who shoveled my side steps and walk last night
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* Not having to deal with snow
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* Dishwasher
* Good books
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- my niece is going to be here by February 24!!!!
- my girls are healthy
- each day of teething means DD2 is a day closer to finishing (lol)
- my parents & sister are proud of my weight loss & great supporters
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- a healthy day yesterday - so, so grateful

- Disney

- seems like the big storm is about over nationwide- good, enough is enough

- Mom and I had such a good time at the beauty shop in her apartment. We both had a 'tune up' (she calls it). Wash, cut, color.... I love going there and hanging out with the seniors and mom's friends.

- answers for my sister

- music - so many kinds of music to enjoy

- family, friends, you all....
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